EIN 47-0376605

United Way of the Midlands

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United Way of the Midlands operates with the good of the community in mind. For over 90 years, their donors have made lasting changes in the lives of individuals and families in the Omaha metropolitan area.

Program areas at United Way of the Midlands

Community engagement and vision - this function is dedicated to implementation and action on community impact investments and initiatives. Activities include prioritization and research for initiative development, impact and change development and assessment, mobilizing partners to provide services, participating in and supporting selected outside community activities, service implementation through: fund distribution, technology, public education, economic development strategies and agency designation management, communication of outcome and evaluation and staff support development.
disaster Relief - United Way of the Midlands came to the aid of those effected by flooding in 2019 and the national pandemic, COVID-19, in 2020. Raising $1.275 million since March 2019 for Flood relief and $1.2 million for COVID-19 since March 2020. As of June 30, 2020, approximately $1.25M was disbursed for assistance to those effected by flooding. COVID-19 donations were solicited in four different categories: housing stability including direct mortgage and rental assistance, food assistance, healthcare and 'Where its needed most'. As of June 30, 2020, $1M was disbursed to those in need related to COVID-19 including $230,000 used to support the additional volume of calls and referrals to the 2-1-1 Center. As of June 30, 2020, approximately $217,000 of the remaining funds are included in the undistributed allocations and designations payable for the current period campaign. $230,000 used to support the additional volume of calls and referrals to the 2-1-1 Center. As of June 30, 2020, approximately $217,000 of the remaining funds are included in the undistributed allocations and designations payable for the current period campaign.
Information and referral - when a caller dials 2-1-1, they find easy access to health and human service programs in all counties in Nebraska and 8 counties in Iowa.

Form 990s for United Way of the Midlands

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-062020-06-04990View PDF
2018-062019-06-19990View PDF
2017-062018-01-18990View PDF
2016-062017-03-31990View PDF
2015-062016-12-08990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s

Who funds United Way of the Midlands

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift FundFor Grant Recipient's Exempt Purposes$272,250
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...and 43 more grants received

Grants made by United Way of the Midlands

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Heartland Family ServiceGeneral Support$600,100
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...and 81 more grants made

Financials for United Way of the Midlands

RevenuesFYE 06/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$17,468,799
Program services$254,252
Investment income and dividends$306,623
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$93,577
Net income from fundraising events$-80,705
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$18,042,546

Personnel at United Way of the Midlands

Shawna ForsbergPresident and Chief Executive Officer / Board Member$260,664
Pamela G SchwalbChief Operating Officer$167,293
Laura TattenChief Giving Officer
 Subscribe to viewSenior Vice President, Marketing and Communications$131,870
 Subscribe to viewSenior Vice President - Community Impact / Senior Vice President - Impact and Analytics$128,791
...and 27 more key personnel

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General information
2201 Farnam Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Metro area
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA
Website URL
(402) 342-8232
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T00: Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking Foundations: General
NAICS code, primary
624190: Individual and Family Services
Parent/child status